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- To decrease the average amount of time needed to place an USGIV by installing lock-boxes with all necessary materials on the ultrasound carts.
- To eliminate a time-consuming step in gathering materials for USGIV, while satisfying safety standards for securing sharps in the department
quality improvement, ultrasound-guided IV, lockbox, emergency department, ultrasound machine
Emergency Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences
Trifan, M.; Schiff, S.; Devlin, D.; Warden, B.; and Magee, M., "Speed and Safety: Emergency Department Ultrasound Lockboxes for Peripheral IV’s" (2019). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 106.